The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
UK / England
Rank 824 882 874
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 2 23 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.025% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.090% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 49
Median salary £54,750 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.02% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,350 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,150 £44,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,500 £34,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+63.76% -16.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19889 25499 27175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.22% 27.77% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15777 20626 21858
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +72 1 £53,000 -33.75%
Yorkshire - 1 £56,500 -
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
4 9 (69.23%) C#
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
5 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 8 (61.54%) XML
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
7 6 (46.15%) MCP
7 6 (46.15%) Project Management
7 6 (46.15%) Migration
7 6 (46.15%) Release Management
7 6 (46.15%) WCF
7 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
8 5 (38.46%) Degree
8 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (38.46%) MVC
8 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (38.46%) MCTS
8 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
8 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
8 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 5 (38.46%) CSS
9 4 (30.77%) XSLT
9 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
9 4 (30.77%) Oracle
9 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
9 4 (30.77%) MCAD
9 4 (30.77%) MCSD

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Kentico
4 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
4 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) InfoPath
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) WCF
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) WinForms
6 4 (30.77%) XSLT
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
9 1 (7.69%) REST
9 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Content Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Records Management
5 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) XPath
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) MCP
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) MCTS
4 4 (30.77%) MCAD
4 4 (30.77%) MCSD
5 2 (15.38%) MCDBA
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Apigee
3 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
3 1 (7.69%) Facebook
3 1 (7.69%) Mashery
3 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore